For countless decades and generations cheese has bonded family dinner tables with awesome simple recipes that left many asking for seconds. One of the most sought after dairy products cheese give off a great flavor, color, texture along with many health benefits. Cheese can derive from not only cow’s milk but also, goat, sheep and even buffalo and it can be made from a variety of different products ranging from low fat milk, whole milk and skim milk to name a few.
The health benefits are great and many basic nutrients that our bodies need in order to function properly which include lots of good protein, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and Vitamins A, B2, B12 and D. The high levels of calcium make for good and solid bone strength and the vitamin D helps in the proper absorption of the calcium in the cheese and it also helps your teeth stay strong and deter cavities. Also because of its high calcium content it has been proven to help your body treat and deter breast cancer, reduce headaches and treat premenstrual symptoms. Your skin benefits greatly as well from cheese due in great part to the vitamin B that keeps the skin glowing and healthy and boost your immune system which means less trips to the doctor’s office.
ALL Cheese has been portrayed by the corporate media in a bad way due to their mentality that it can clog arteries and cause you to gain excessive weight. When in reality it is their corporate and processed cheese that causes the most damage to your body. Natural milk which has not been pasteurized nor its cow been feed grains which include pesticides and steroids is a great source of calcium, protein and phosphorus and if left untreated by these tactics to remove the nutrients in such milk will give you rich and tasty nutrients that will nourish and protect your body.
Some types of cheese are:
- Feta has 4 grams of protein and 74 calories in only a one ounce serving and its salty flavor and easiness in crumbling over soups and salads makes it a great choice.
- Mozzarella is low in calories and high in protein as a one ounce serving has 71 calories and 7 grams of protein. Its flavored is renowned and worshipped in some pizza circles for its flavor and cheesy elasticity and chewiness that even the Gods could appreciate.
- Parmesan cheese can be the cousin of mozzarella cheese and a marriage made in heaven for its flavor and still remains relatively low in calories and its higher sodium content can have you not adding refined salts to your recipes. It can be sprinkled or shaved over pastas, soups, breads, salads etc.
Cheese can be enjoyed in a vast variety of ways and should be taken advantage of for sure as long as it’s all one hundred percent natural.